Automatically Update of Adobe Reader


during the installation of Adobe Acrobat Reader I'm asked during the setup progress to allow Adobe to let do the Adobe Acrobat Reader updates automatically in the future.

What does it mean? Does the application automatically download AND install
the Reader Update silently without any additional permissions? Because the user
who is working with the machine has no admin rights!


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No, it will just display the "New update available" in the system tray. Users can double click it, and start the download and/or installation. So for normal users, it's still no use, as Admin rights windows will popup.
Since they have no admin rights the update will not go any further so it will just nag at the user that an update is ready. See 2.2.1

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insi01Author Commented:
Hm, ok, is there a way to install this update automatically by machine account. I plan to deploy this product by SCCM2012.
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You will need to deploy the patches using either patched MSIs, or scripted installations of patch files or (what we do) integrate those patches or MSIs into WSUS which needs a helper component called LUP (found on sourceforge). All the details on these processes can be googled easily.

About SCCM which I have never used: isn't it supposed to be able to deploy patches of any kind?
insi01Author Commented:
Hi McKnife
thanks for your comment.
Do you have any experience with
SCCM update publisher?
Like I wrote: never used it, sorry.
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